Topic: Environment

All skill levels are welcome; paddlers receive an introduction to kayaking on dry land before pushing off into the water. All equipment is provided. Don’t delay in registering; these trips fill up quickly. $20. Ages 7 years and up. Registration required: 972-219-3930 or LisaCole@UNT.edu.

Learn how to identify frogs and other species, gather ecological data, participate in Citizen Science. Be prepared for a night hike. Register: Lisa Cole, 972-219-3930 or LisaCole@UNT.edu.

Discover Metroplex-worthy plants for your garden and learn about our special ecosystem requirements. Take home one of director of horticulture Roger Sanderson’s favorite native plants. $25. Preregistration required.

Learn more about MGFA upcoming events: Lobby Training at Black Beauty Ranch, Lobby Day in Denton, and a Screening of Speciesism: The Movie! There will be vegan snacks and good company! 

Local chapter of bipartisan lobby group aimed at creating the political will for a livable world. Visitors welcome. Info: swetha.kannan@gmail.com.

Sign up to participate in the annual citywide cleanup from 8-11 am. From 11 am to 2pm, celebrate the earth at environmental education event, featuring green vendors, music, activities in downtown Fort Worth.

Volunteers are invited to help restore this native prairie. Come help make seed balls, remove invasive plant species, plant native grasses and more. Activity will be cancelled if raining. Info: DanaWilson59@yahoo.com. 

Volunteers are invited to help restore this native prairie. Come help make seed balls, remove invasive plant species, plant native grasses and more. Activity will be cancelled if raining. Info: DanaWilson59@yahoo.com. 

Expect to see 30-plus species. Bring binoculars and field guides if you have them. Free. Info@ConnemaraConservancy.org.

Andrew McKnight left his corporate environmental engineering career in 1996 and became an award-winning folk and Americana artist. McKnight has long advocated for preservation of American landscapes and heritage and often shares his talents to help with such programs as those for mental health and elderly care and from a California at-rich youth program to a Seattle food bank and a...